In the United States, lead poisoning is one of the most common
childhood diseases, and children of color are disproportionately its
victims. Portland is no different.
Despite federal restrictions on lead use, many low income and children
of color in Portland continue to live, learn and play in lead
This thesis seeks to explain how Lord George Gordon
Byron achieves catharsis through the writing of his truth
in Don Juan. In the poem the narrator expresses Byron's
innermost emotion while at the same time the protagonist,
Juan, relates to readers on a more conscious level. The
ability that Byron...
A study to determine the effect of certain synthetic organic
insecticides on the Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) Test was
performed. BOD tests on a standard glucose-glutamic acid substrate
were conducted while in the presence of dieldrin, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
(DDT), or diazinon. From the BOD data, the following
parameters were obtained:
In this thesis the author extends the standard techniques of differential geometry to the case of distributional (in the sense of Schwartz) pseudoriemannian structures. A new definition of flows for distributional vector fields is developed using generalized paths which are essentially nonlinear-distributional measures, and an existence theorem is proved when...
To describe the life histories and demography of a fluvial population of Bull Trout Salvelinus confluentus, we PIT-tagged and radio-tagged Bull Trout captured in Mill Creek, a tributary of the Walla Walla River (Washington–Oregon), during 1998–2009. Adult abundance declined 63% during 2006–2010, driven primarily by a 10-fold reduction in subadult-to-adult...
This project performs a style analysis of three sentences from three military manuals written across an 80 year time-period. I first discuss the history of style within academic discourse and how it has impacted the study of style within the field of writing and rhetoric. Using this background, I then...
The purpose of this study was to determine the need
for mathematics inservice training for untrained and
trained teachers in K-7 rural schools in Manicaland,
Zimbabwe. The auxiliary teachers do not have any
professional preparation before entry into the teaching
profession. The study sought to determine the mathematics
The crawfish enterprise of South Louisiana is shown to haveexpanded as much as 18-fold since the 1950's. It is estimated(1973) that there are about 44,000 acres of managed crawfish ponds.Of the 334 ponds identified and mapped in the thesis, 231 are classedas open ponds, 45 as rice field ponds, and...
industry in south Louisiana
AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF
DON LEON GARY for the DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY